13 January 2009: Bronwyn Weir has been appointed as a partner in the Construction & Major Projects group having joined Maddocks eleven years ago as an articled clerk.
Bronwyn advises on the interpretation of Victoria's building legislation, disciplinary tribunal work, prosecutions and enforcement relating to the regulation of building in Victoria.
In addition to advising on legislative amendments, policy and strategic issues facing the building industry, Bronwyn appears as an advocate and is experienced in Supreme Court judicial review proceedings.
Bronwyn is also one of the industry representatives serving on the Building Regulations Advisory Committee to advise the Victorian government on the Building Regulations 2006. Bronwyn was first appointed to the committee in 2001 and then reappointed in 2007.
In her practice Bronwyn acts for the Building Commission, the Building Practitioners Board, the Building Appeals Board, the Architects Registration Board of Victoria, CoINVEST, local government and the Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Services Board.
"Bronwyn is a highly talented and experienced lawyer with a very strong commitment to both her clients and the lawyers she works with," said Greg Campbell who heads up Maddocks Construction & Major Projects group.
"She has also been able to build a successful career and achieve partnership at Maddocks while working part-time for the last seven years."
Bronwyn is one of four people in the building industry regulation team (of seven) who work part time.